Welcome to 2018-2019: IHBB Europe’s 8th Year!

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Last Updated on 12 September, 2018

Welcome to a New Competition Year of IHBB Europe!

International Academic Competitions is delighted to begin its eighth year of holding International History Bee and Bowl history quiz tournaments for students and school teams throughout Europe! In 2018-2019, we are looking to hold 14-18 regional tournaments throughout Europe, including potentially our first events in parts of Eastern Europe, a Bee-only event based on a new model in Scotland (which could be expanded on in future years to other parts of Europe), and an increased outreach campaign to international and English language schools throughout Europe that haven’t been able to compete in prior years due to their distance from a tournament. Beginning in January 2019, we will be offering an intramural competition to these schools that will still allow their students to qualify for our European Championships and the 2020 International History Olympiad; further details will follow soon. IHBB is also looking to expand its Academic Bowl of Europe to the regional level in various locations this year, thus providing further chances to compete. Our competition season will then conclude with our 8th annual European Championships, to be held on the final weekend of May 2019. It promises to be an exciting year, and we hope that you and your school can be a part of it! Please contact us at info@iacompetitions.com with any further questions, and best of luck to you and your team!

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Congratulations to our 2018 IHBB European Champions!

(11 June, 2018) The International History Bee and Bowl held its seventh annual European Championships in Prague on 8-10 June, 2018, with Novy PORG as the host venue for all competitions aside from the History Bee of Bohemia (which was played on questions on the history of the Czech Republic outside in Prague’s Old Town Square and on the historic Charles Bridge!). Thanks to Mr. Zach Barnes of Novy PORG for coordinating the hosting arrangements and to everyone who came and played or assisted with the tournament. Congratulations to our many champions and we look forward to seeing all teams and students back in 2018-2019 for IHBB’s eighth year! We’ll likely be adding a few additional regional tournaments, and we will be posting information on our 2019 European Championships in this spot as soon as the dates and venue are secured. We’re also looking forward to the 2018 International History Olympiad in Berlin this summer as well! Have a great summer, and we’ll see you next competition year!

2018 IHBB and IGB European Champions
Varsity History Bowl: Intl. School of Zug and Luzern, Switzerland
Varsity History Bee: Chris Thorn, Eton College, England
Varsity International Geography Bee: Chris Thorn, Eton College, England

Junior Varsity History Bowl: The British School, Warsaw, Poland
Junior Varsity History Bee: Marek Siciniski, The British School, Warsaw, Poland
Junior Varsity International Geography Bee: Yannick Neuffer, SIS Basel, Switzerland

Middle School History Bowl: Collège André Corbet, France
Middle School History Bee: Pedro Orduz, Intl. School of Zug and Luzern, Switzerland
Middle School International Geography Bee: Maxim Nakhapetian, Zurich International School, Switzerland

Champions from the Sports & Entertainment History Bee, History Bee of Bohemia, and Academic Bowl of Europe can be found on the main championships page here.